There are 2 translations of legitimate in Spanish:

legitimate1

Pronunciation: /lɪˈdʒɪtəmət; lɪˈdʒɪtɪmət/

adj

  • 1.1 (lawful) [government/authority/claim] legítimo; [business] legal; [tackle/move] reglamentario legitimate child hijo legítimo, (masculine, feminine)
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    • They are laws because they are instructions given by a legitimate authority, not because they are backed up by force.
    • It would be outside the scope of legitimate judicial interpretation.
    • He says tenancy databases are an important and legitimate tool which help real estate agents carry out their job responsibly.
    1.2 (reasonable) [excuse/complaint/interest] legítimo, justificado
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    • Many of the arguments made thus far sound like excuses rather than legitimate reasons.
    • And since when does having a democracy excuse any country from legitimate, reasoned criticism?
    • Well, both factors play a role here, but they really serve as excuses more than legitimate reasons.

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Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.

There are 2 translations of legitimate in Spanish:

legitimate2

Pronunciation: /lɪˈdʒɪtəmeɪt; lɪˈdʒɪtɪmeɪt/

vt

  • legitimize

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Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.